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  • Sep 17, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    How to prep your sprayer for winter storage

    As growers prepare to store their self-propelled sprayers for the winter they’ll need to do more than simply drive it into the barn, turn it off and close the door, said Mike Flatt, director of Business Process Improvement for Equipment Technologies, manufacturer of Apache-brand self-propelled sprayers. “If growers want that sprayer ready to hit the field as soon as they start it up next spring, they’ll need to prepare the machine for the long winter layoff,” Flatt said....More
  • Sep 16, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    GeoShack to host first ag-focused Topcon
Technology Roadshow

    Topcon Positioning Group, along with its dealer GeoShack, announce the first ever Agriculture Topcon Technology Roadshow is coming to the Cleveland, Miss., area Sept. 22-23. The 53-foot traveling mobile solutions truck is outfitted with agricultural products and solutions from all the Topcon ag brands under one roof — Topcon, Digi-Star, NORAC, RDS Technology and Wachendorff Elektronik....More
  • Sep 15, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Monsanto Company and Albaugh reach licensing agreement for glyphosate

    Monsanto Company and Albaugh, LLC have entered into a royalty-bearing license agreement that allows Albaugh to make and sell specific glyphosate formulations in the United States, Canada and Europe. “For years, Albaugh has been a valued partner in providing crop protection choices that help farmers,” said Mike Frank, Monsanto’s vice president for commercial operations....More
  • Sep 9, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    AGCO announces Go-Task mobile app

    AGCO Corporation has announced it will launch a new solution for wireless task data transfer. Go-TaskTM will be one of AGCO’s solutions for wireless transfer of task data to and from select AGCO machines and supported Farm Management Information Software (FMIS) programs....More
  • Sep 1, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Redesigned Axial-Flow 140 Series combines highlight Case 2016 lineup

    Operator comfort and greater productivity highlight new enhancements to the 2016 Case IH lineup of high-horsepower tractors and combines. Led by significant updates to the Axial-Flow 140 series combines, the 2016 line also features new offerings across the iconic Steiger tractor series. The company’s AFS Connect advanced farm management system also has received a number of upgrades, including two-way wireless data transfer and some of the widest coverage available. Axial-Flow 140 series combines help producers harvest more of what they grow....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    AGCO launches Fendt 500 Vario tractor

    Fendt, a worldwide brand of AGCO Corporation, has introduced the new Fendt 500 Vario tractor, providing a combination of high performance and compact design. The Fendt 500 Vario consolidates the innovations and features of Fendt’s higher-horsepower offerings into an expanded product line in North America, ranging from 110 to 150 HP (107–137 PTO)....More
  • Aug 18, 2015
    press release

    European Commission approves Bayer's Terpenoid Blend QRD 460

    Bayer CropScience has reached an important milestone towards the market introduction of its biological insecticide Requiem in Europe. Its active ingredient Terpenoid Blend QRD 460 has been recently approved by the European Commission. For growers and the entire food value chain, Requiem provides control of sucking pests and extends quality of harvested produce. First registrations of Requiem are expected in some European countries before end of 2016. Market launch in Europe is planned for 2017....More
  • Aug 18, 2015
    press release

    Sunflower introduces all-new class of air drill

    Sunflower, the seeding and tillage line from AGCO Corporation, is expanding its seeding product offering to include the new Sunflower 9830NT Series, an integrated seed hopper, single-disc air drill. The 9830NT Series incorporates the best practices of previous Sunflower drills, while also featuring a large capacity, two-compartment seed tank and a narrow, 11.5-foot transport width to give it exceptional versatility and performance....More
  • Aug 11, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    Intego Suite Soybeans now registered with all-in-one formulation

    Valent U.S.A. Corporation has announced the registration of its all-in-one formulation of Intego Suite Soybeans, a new seed protectant to control multiple species of Pythium and Phytophthora. The new formulation eliminates the hassle of mixing components prior to treating seed, making the treating process easier for seed companies and retailers....More
  • Aug 4, 2015
    press release
    Delta Farm Press

    The SOLO AGCO EDITION UAV brings farmers scouting solutions

    AGCO Corporation announces the arrival of the SOLO AGCO EDITION Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. Utilizing intuitive mission planning and cloud-based, high-resolution mapping software, the UAV is easy to use. With the SOLO AGCO EDITION, farmers are alleviated from waiting on slow and low-resolution satellite imaging and scouting the fields by foot or vehicle....More
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